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National Gallery of Australia

National Gallery of Australia

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Addr: Parkes Pl, Parkes ACT 2600, Australia
Tel: (02) 6240 6411
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Located on the (Lake Burley Griffin) bank of Lake Griffin in the Grand Triangle of Congress, National Gallery of Australia is about 30 minutes' walk from the Capitol (Parliament House), in a garden-style neighborhood. The region also includes institutions and venues such as the High Court of Australia's (High Court of Australia), National Gallery, (National Portrait Gallery), the Australian National Library, (National Library of Australia), etc.

As a national art gallery, National Gallery of Australia opened to the outside world in 1982 is not a long history. The museum has a magnificent, dignified and dignified interior, with 11 art galleries, more than 70,000 fine arts works and a large number of indigenous works of art, as well as a large collection of masterpieces collected from all over the world. The walls of the main exhibition hall are zigzag trapezoid, thousands of turns, different shapes, just like the claustrophonic chamber in the heavy besieged screen. 11 exhibition halls are located in the third floor. The most striking is the sculpture garden designed by Harry Howard, with 50 figure statues and monuments in the trees. The view of the garden is harmonious and quiet against the green trees and the green water. The gallery's top floor showcase Australian historical art, outstanding works by leading Australian painters, and many popular works with Australian characteristics that are collected from all parts of Australia. Most of them were from 1880-1960, including oil paintings, watercolor paintings, sketches, photography, illustrations and sculptures, as well as natural art, folk art and indigenous art, from which the audience can learn about the history of Australia.

The museum also houses many of the best works of western antiquity and modern times, such as Blue Pillar by the American modern artist Pollock, and Europa and the Bulls by the French Beast painter Matisse. The oil painting marking the beginning of modern French art, the Girl on the Seine, the House under Construction by the Russian artist Casimir Malivic, and the typical work of the Italian Rococo School, the golden ceiling. Impressionist painter Monet's oil painting, the Water Lotus in the Pond, and Laige's huge frescoes in his later years. In addition, there are a variety of art treasures from Asia, Oceania, and Africa.

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